U.S. Supreme Court
United States v. DeWalt, 128 U.S. 393 (1888)
United States v. DeWalt
Argued November 15, 1888
Decided November 19, 1888
128 U.S. 393
On the authority of Mackin v. United States, 117 U. S. 348, it is again held that imprisonment in a state prison or penitentiary, with or without hard labor, is an infamous punishment.
This was an appeal from a judgment on an application for a writ of habeas corpus discharging the prisoner. The case is stated in the opinion of the Court.